Mexican Roots

Feb 01, 2022 on PBS at 8:00 PM


Guests: Melissa Villaseñor and Mario Lopez. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the deep Mexican roots of talk show host Mario Lopez and comedian Melissa Villaseñor, uncovering ancestors stretching back to the 1500s. Weaving together stories of migrat... (more)ory farmers, Spanish Conquistadors and Native Americans, Gates conjures up personal histories of diverse, sometimes conflicting, elements.

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